Pinnacle rectifier

Made:
1900 - 1950 in Great Britain

Pinnacle rectifier 5R4GY From the National Valve Museum:

The 5R4GY is a high voltage power rectifier and was designed for transmitter use. It has a rating of 180 Watts. The maximum reservoir capacitor is specified at 4 µF and the rectifier needs a series resistance of 250 Ω to limit peak current.

Details

Category:
Radio Communication
Object Number:
Y1984.48.148
Materials:
glass, metal (unknown), plastic (unidentified)
type:
rectifier
taxonomy:
  • vehicles and vehicle components
  • vehicle component
credit:
Gift of Dr. G. R. Airth
status:
Permanent collection

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